Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner June 14, 2009

Congratulations to Jeff Silvernale who submitted the winning caption to the Comical Processing cartoon. A new cartoon has been posted.

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"Comical Processing," features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work —  by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.

Comical Processing cartoon caption

I came in well under budget and before deadline.
Now it's all up to HR to make it work.


Honorable Mentions

"Steve, why so glum, it was an honest you thought it was a model plant contest and not a model plane contest." Submitted  by  Faith D., South Euclid, Ohio

"The scaling function in the Holodeck program still has a bug in it." Submitted  by  Todd A. Brun, Phoenix, Ariz.

Click here to see the current Comical Processing cartoon.

 Other Submissions

"This Is a big plant And your car is so little." Submitted  by  Donald Drummond, Clarksburg, W. Va.

"Coming to theaters July 2009, 'Honey, I shrunk the plant'....A new sequel to the ever popular 'Honey I Shrunk the Kids.'" Submitted  by  Faith D., South Euclid, Ohio

"So this is how they expect to get even more work out of us?!" Submitted  by  Shirley Grover, Towanda, Pa.

"No, it doesn't make me feel better that you can get hardhats that fit ferrets." Submitted  by  Glenn M., Longview, Texas

"I told you it was 1/4" = 1 foot." Submitted  by  Robert Nester

"This new 3-D design/visualization package might be cool, but it makes me nervous." Submitted  by  Bruce D. Bullough, Lake Elmo, Minn.

"I don't think this is what the CSB had in mind when they recommended we reduce our inventory of dangerous chemicals." Submitted  by  Scott M., South Charleston, W. Va.

"Joe, that’s not what I meant when I told you to downsize your department." Submitted  by  Eric Leaver, Melville, N.Y.

"Nice. So, when are we getting our test lot of (ABC Product)?" Submitted  by  Jeff Welch

"OK, I'm here. Start 'er up." Submitted  by  Jeff Welch

"So, how’s that Cap-and-Trade thing working out for you?" Submitted by Kirby H., Barberton, Ohio

"Is this really our Process Engineer's approach to reducing the Environmental Impact?!" Submitted by Denis A Anderson, Scotland

"I picked up this non-green coffee maker for pennies on the billion at the White House lawn sale." Submitted  by  Norman Brock, San Antonio, Texas

"Joe, that's not what I meant when I asked you for a model of the process!" Submitted  by  Eric S., Magnolia, Ark.

"This wasn’t what I had in mind when I said, ”Let’s go to a micro-brewery after work . . ." Submitted  by  Todd Perkins

"I never thought we would outgrow this facility – maybe we should go back to chemicals instead of pharma." Submitted  by  Larry Cummings, Cedar City, Utah

"We are giants and the plant looks so small." Submitted  by  Donald Drummond, Clarksburg, W. Va.

"Downsizing or process intensification? Both, downsizing for the auto and process intensification for the fermentation!" Submitted  by  Phineas

"We must be in OZ....where are all the munchkins?" Submitted  by  Doris, Pine Brook, N.J.

"Jeff, I think there might be a leak in the growth hormone production line." Submitted  by  Adrien S.

"I see we're STILL a little short on production!" Submitted  by  Jim McDow, Augusta, Ga.

"We’re still creating too much pollution." Submitted  by  Mervin Archer, Grove, Okla.

"OK. Looks great. When do we start hiring the 2 year-olds to start running it?" Submitted  by  Greg, Pittsburgh, Pa.

"So let me get this straight...... this is a nana-brewery?" Submitted  by  Greg, Pittsburgh, Pa.

"Well, management wanted a plant they could just pick up and move to China. I guess engineering gave them what they wanted." Submitted  by  Greg, Pittsburgh, Pa.

"So this is what they meant by “downsizing”!" Submitted  by  Rick Staley, Maryville, Mo.

"I’ll bet my PhD that the mouse can’t beat this trap." Submitted  by  Jeff Richards, Geismar, La.

"Well Bob, that's not exactly what I had in mind when I asked for the best way to achieve single piece flow for our operations." Submitted  by  Paul H., McGaheysville, Va.

"I told you not to wash it in hot water!" Submitted  by  Shirley Grover, Towanda, Pa.

"I'll tell HR we are not going to need as many new-hires as I thought." Submitted  by  Tyrone Riley, Norwood, Ohio

"You weren't kidding when you said we would scale down to cut costs." Submitted  by  Louis Palazzo, Quebec, Canada

"THIS ought to shut up all those skeptics of my nano-technology! " Submitted  by  Mike R. Metzger

"That’s the pilot plant? How freakin small is the pilot?" Submitted  by  Kevin A. Wilke

"Hey! I can see my house from here!" Submitted  by  Kevin A. Wilke

"When I said to scale down the project, this wasn’t what I had in mind." Submitted  by  Robert Andrew

"At least from up here we can see the cloud from the leaking valve." Submitted  by  Steve Ankabrandt

"That's the last time we let R&D pick the office coffee machine." Submitted  by  Mike R. Metzger

"Now this is what I call reducing the environmental footprint..." Submitted  by  Chuck D, Pasadena, Texas

"No Ozone emissions, but haven’t quite stopped the Twilight Zone emissions." Submitted  by  John Patterson, Borger, Texas

"Gee, at least the model car looks nice." Submitted  by  Chuck D., Pasadena, Texas

"This isn’t what I had in mind when I asked them to minimize the risks!" Submitted  by  Randy Scott

"I think somebody misread the scale on the drawing!!" Submitted  by  Ron Dixon, Hastings, Neb.

"Talk about downsizing - don't you think this is a little extreme?" Submitted  by  Mary Ellen Abel

"It looked a lot bigger in the ad’s picture." Submitted  by  Harold Paine

"Hi George - Downsizing sure does work in the present Credit Crunch climate! " Submitted  by  Shailesh Purohit

"When you said the new plant was going to be the model of efficiency, you were being completely literal, weren't you?!" Submitted  by  Norm Rath

"OK, so which one of us is going to play Godzilla today?" Submitted  by  Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.

"Gee, I always get confused between inches and centimeters." Submitted  by  Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.

"Ermm...not quite the downsizing I had in mind, George." Submitted  by  Harry Jackson, Cairns Qld Australia

"So this is what they mean by Bird's Eye view." Submitted  by  Cliff R., North Ridgeville, Ohio

Click here to see the current Comical Processing cartoon.


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